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Where can I find a skirt like this in my size?

I love butt-covering knit miniskirts for wearing over leggings like this one at H&M, but they don't make it in XL/16-18. That is, tight-fitting (NOT flared), knit, short -- shorter than a pencil skirt -- and ideally mostly cotton. Do you know where can I find one? [more inside]
posted by linettasky on Apr 17, 2015 - 11 answers

Where to find a chain guard suitable for biking with a skirt?

I like to wear long skirts, and I like to ride my bike. Unfortunately, these two activities are appear to be incompatible -- is there a suitable chain guard I can install on my bike? [more inside]
posted by phoenixy on Nov 14, 2014 - 8 answers

Skirting the issue.

Skirt advice, plus-size edition. [more inside]
posted by Ziggy500 on Apr 7, 2014 - 17 answers

Match This! Skirt Edition

So, I have this skirt, which is a lime/neon green pencil skirt with a heather gray overlay that is supposed to resemble a crochet/macrame design. I'd like help finding shirts/shoes/accessories that might match it and help me put together an outfit. [more inside]
posted by PearlRose on Mar 10, 2014 - 8 answers

snowflake skirt needed

I would like to find a seamstress or tailor to make a custom pencil skirt for me that I can wear to work (so, stuffy business fabric). My attempts to google a solution have not been successful. I either find places that want to charge me $300 or more (nope!), places that do alterations (I need it made from scratch), or places that make custom clothing for men but not women, or brides but not non-brides. I am located in lower Manhattan but have a subway card and am willing to use it. Can anyone suggest where I can go to have a nice suit-like pencil skirt created for me?
posted by prefpara on Nov 21, 2013 - 7 answers

Help me find a similar skirt.

I'm obsessed with this skirt. Unfortunately, I discovered it after my size sold out, and now it's completely sold out. I'd like to find something similar, but I am not sure how. [more inside]
posted by [insert clever name here] on Oct 4, 2013 - 8 answers

Can I save this unevenly shrunk/stretched skirt?

I bought a bias-cut skirt made of t-shirt type fabric from Muji last week. It fit perfectly and draped beautifully and I was in love with it. Now I have washed it (40 degrees C, gentle setting) and it shrank really unevenly. It (just) still fits, but the hemline is dorky and uneven, and the skirt bulges weirdly at the seams. Is there anything I can do to save this? Rewashing and stretching? I can't return it to the store as I was travelling and there's no Muji here.
posted by lollusc on Aug 7, 2013 - 17 answers

I seek, what I call, a "flippy little skirt."

I need a casual summer wardrobe staple: a short, jersey knit black skirt. Alas: because there are further specifications, I cannot find it anywhere. [more inside]
posted by millipede on Jul 18, 2013 - 34 answers

How to dress with a knee brace?

I broke my leg 10 days ago, and had surgery on it this past weekend. While I've been fine hopping around the house and to doctor's offices in shorty-shorts or mens basketball shorts I've started thinking about what I should wear back to the office. [more inside]
posted by fontophilic on Jul 16, 2013 - 20 answers

Where can I find this skirt?

I'm looking for a basic black skirt to wear with black leggings. [more inside]
posted by january on May 2, 2013 - 18 answers

How to wear dresses without being dressy?

Are you a woman who wears skirts and dresses casually? Can you teach me your secrets? [more inside]
posted by specialagentwebb on Mar 22, 2013 - 71 answers

It's time to make the skirt work. Difficulty: Dude.

So a couple of friends are putting on a night called Skirt, and in the progressive / queer-positive spirit of the event, guys are being encouraged to come wearing one. I'd like to do it, and I'd like to make it look damn good. Skirt-wearers of MeFi, please help me. [more inside]
posted by ominous_paws on Feb 7, 2013 - 46 answers

Shirt garters for skirt suits?

I'd like to keep my button-down shirts tucked in to my suits better, but I mostly wear skirt suits. Traditional shirt garters clip onto your socks, so those won't do. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by asperity on Jan 22, 2013 - 13 answers

Tween at heart

Cute, casual pencil skirts. Where can I find these? [more inside]
posted by Rocket26 on Sep 4, 2012 - 15 answers

What to wear with this skirt?

What to wear with this kind of skirt? [more inside]
posted by OrangeCat on Apr 25, 2012 - 14 answers

How to keep skirts from "walking up" tights when I'm walking

I enjoy wearing straight/pencil skirts with tights. If I walk more than a few steps though, the skirt fabric sort of gets caught on the tights (around my knees or quads), causing it to slowly creep up the front of my legs, and eventually bulge out at the crotch. Very...ungraceful. This seems to be true regardless of skirt length (above or below knee does the same), and regardless of skirt/tights fabric combinations. It doesn't happen if I go bare-legged. I've tried a variety of lengths of slips, and anti-static spray, but nothing has helped. What am I doing wrong?
posted by unknowncommand on Apr 10, 2012 - 19 answers

Flats with a pencil skirt?

Flats with a pencil skirt? [more inside]
posted by Frosted Cactus on Sep 26, 2011 - 30 answers

My everyday cords, but in skirt form.

Help me brainstorm casual, neutral skirts that I can wear with a wide variety of colored T-style tops. Difficulty: slim-hipped, so skirt must be a full or flared cut. [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Sep 8, 2010 - 5 answers

Where do you buy dresses and skirts with pockets?

Where do you buy dresses and skirts with pockets? [more inside]
posted by Ery on Sep 6, 2010 - 32 answers

Help me hack my wardrobe

How do I convert a skirt into shorts? [more inside]
posted by Eumachia L F on Jun 7, 2010 - 3 answers

You would think finding a piece of clothing seen on three different people withink a month would be easier...

My partner saw a cute skirt on someone a few weeks ago that she later decided that she might want to get a similar one. I've seen the same (or similar ones) two times since then, but have neglected to ask these strangers where they got it. [more inside]
posted by buttercup on Jan 26, 2010 - 7 answers

I need to find shiny sparkly clothes.

So my friend has some sort of overdeveloped magpie region of her brain and loves sparkly shiny clothing (think sequins, covered in glitter). Where can I find something extra special for christmas for her? [more inside]
posted by jhighmore on Nov 3, 2009 - 8 answers

Where to find a black skirt with a zipper slit?

Where can I find a professional-looking longish black skirt with a front or side zipper slit? (for $150 or less, ideally) [more inside]
posted by Knicke on Aug 14, 2009 - 8 answers

honeycomb skirt

I saw someone yesterday wearing a wide knee-length white skirt covered in a pale grey honeycomb pattern. I want. [more inside]
posted by you're a kitty! on Jun 28, 2009 - 8 answers

Confession: I'm a skirt chaser

I love this skirt from Garnet Hill but it is no longer available in my size. Attempts to find a similar skirt have failed. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by HotToddy on Dec 5, 2008 - 11 answers

Please help me find a black floor length formal/evening skirt.

Please help me find a black floor length formal/evening skirt. [more inside]
posted by scazza on Jun 17, 2008 - 14 answers

Is "skirt" still used as slang for "woman"?

I'm helping edit a dictionary, and I just got to the skirt entry, which contains the definition "informal: women regarded as sexually desirable." Now, I'm in my fifties and I think of that sense as "before my time," but before I go and tell them to add "dated" I want to double-check with the hip young MeFi crowd: do you know anybody younger than Grandpa Simpson who talks about "chasing skirt"?
posted by languagehat on Feb 11, 2008 - 91 answers

Give me your best advice for biking in a skirt.

Give me your best advice for biking in a skirt. [more inside]
posted by Riverine on Aug 26, 2007 - 17 answers

How do I get my skirt replicated?

How does one go about getting a tailor to clone one's favorite item of clothing? [more inside]
posted by nursegracer on Aug 23, 2007 - 7 answers

Turning a Fashion Don't into a Fashion Do

How do you alter a dress into a skirt? Or should to go to a tailor? [more inside]
posted by spec80 on Jun 19, 2007 - 8 answers

Thigh-rubbing friction

For all the big-thighed women out there... In hot weather, do you have problems with wearing skirts sans pantyhose and walking any distance? If so, how do you deal with the inner-thigh chafing? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 16, 2006 - 39 answers

Where's my pants?

If you lose part of a suit (like, say, my girlfriend lost her skirt) are there places you can go to get just a replacement piece? [more inside]
posted by swerdloff on Mar 6, 2006 - 10 answers

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